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Dysphagia – What are my options?

Oct 19, 2017

Option 1: Kapitex® Dysphagia Cup

Kapitex Dysphagia Cup is oval shaped to accommodate nose clearance – which prevents the need to tilt the head whilst drinking.

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  • Suitable for warm and cold fluids and thickened fluids.
  • Weighted to help reduce spills for patients with tremor.
  • One piece construction with a wide handle to allow extended palm – so gripping not required. The cup is supplied with a detachable base for extra stability.
  • Hand washing recommended.
  • Made of durable non-toxic polycarbonate material, cup base polyethene.
  • CE marked.


OS FSA 5002 Kapitex Dysphagia Cup 200ml Almond
OS FSA 5003 Kapitex Dysphagia Cup 200ml Clear Green

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Option 2: KAPI-CUP®- Available in 3 sizes in packs of 5

Kapi-Cups have a cut out on the non-drinking side so that they can be tilted without interference by the nose.
This allows the drinker to avoid tilting the head back, thus minimising the chance of liquid entering the respiratory tubes and causing choking.

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  • Made of polypropylene with smooth moulded edges, bite-safe and shatterproof.
  • Suitable for warm and cold fluids and thickened fluids. Small size (30ml) ideal for use with children.
  • The medium and large sized cups are supplied with a double handle holder.
  • A choice of single or double handle holders are available in packs of 2.
  • Dishwasher safe.
  • CE marked.


OS FSA 5501 Kapi-Cup Small Small 30ml Green Pack of 5
OS FSA 5502 Kapi-Cup Medium 80ml Blue Pack of 5*
OS FSA 5503 Kapi-Cup Large 160ml White Pack of 5*
OS FSA 5504 Kapi-Cup Holder Single handle Pack of 2
OS FSA 5505 Kapi-Cup Holder Double handle Pack of 2

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